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Lisa Cahill


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Lisa Cahill is J. Donald Monan Professor in the Department of Theology at Boston College. Her scholarly interests lie broadly in the area of Christian ethics, particularly Catholic social ethics, sex and gender ethics, New Testament and ethics, bioethics, the history of Christian ethics, and the ethics of war and peace. She is a past president of both the Catholic Theological Society of America and the Society of Christian Ethics and she is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Professor Cahill has written a number of books including Sex, Gender, and Christian Ethics, Family: A Christian Social Perspective, and Bioethics and the Common Good. Her articles have been published in Theological Studies, The Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, and the Journal of Religious Ethics. She holds a B.A. from the University of Santa Clara and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.